Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HIST 412 - EMPIRE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

Long Title: EMPIRE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Description: This course explores the relationship between international law and empire, from about 1500 to 1914. In a period of expanding Western domination, international law formed, serving partly as a critical as well as apologetic discourse for Western imperialism. The seminar examines key primary sources and recent scholarship concerning this topic.